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Content and Format of the Redesigned TOEIC Bridge® Tests

The redesigned TOEIC Bridge® tests measure basic- to intermediate-level English proficiency in all four English communication skills — Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. The redesigned tests focus on communication tasks in everyday life and common workplace scenarios that reflect modern language uses and communication methods.

The score scale for each individual test is 15 to 50.

The TOEIC Bridge® Listening Test

During the TOEIC Bridge® Listening test, test takers will be asked to respond to descriptions, questions, conversations and talks in English. The test time is approximately 25 minutes with a total of 50 questions grouped into 4 parts according to question type:

  • Part 1: Four Pictures (6 questions)
  • Part 2: Question-Response (20 questions)
  • Part 3: Conversations (10 questions)
  • Part 4: Talks (14 questions)

The TOEIC Bridge® Reading Test

During the TOEIC Bridge® Reading test, test takers will be asked to complete sentences in written English and answer questions about short informational texts. The test time is 35 minutes with a total of 50 questions grouped into 3 parts according to question type:

  • Part 1: Sentence Completion (15 questions)
  • Part 2: Text Completion (15 questions)
  • Part 3: Reading Comprehension (20 questions)

The TOEIC Bridge® Speaking Test

During the TOEIC Bridge® Speaking test, test takers will be asked to read texts aloud, ask for and provide information, describe and narrate events, and give opinions. The test time is approximately 15 minutes with a total of 8 questions grouped into 6 task types:

  • Read a Short Text Aloud (2 questions)
  • Describe a Photograph (2 questions)
  • Listen and Retell (1 question)
  • Short Interaction (1 question)
  • Tell a Story (1 question)
  • Make and Support a Recommendation (1 question)

The TOEIC Bridge® Writing Test

During the TOEIC Bridge® Writing test, test takers will be asked to complete and write sentences, ask for and provide information, describe events and give opinions. The test time is approximately 37 minutes with a total of 9 questions grouped into 5 task types:

  • Build a Sentence (3 questions)
  • Write a Sentence (3 questions)
  • Respond to a Brief Message (1 question)
  • Write a Narrative (1 question)
  • Respond to an Extended Message (1 question)